Developing a Culture of Respect: How to Cultivate a Harassment-Free Organization

American Management Association

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  • 2 days
  • in person

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Who should attend

Supervisors, managers and organizational leaders who need the knowledge, skills and behaviors to implement and maintain a harassment-free workplace.

About the course

Implement standards to ensure you have a respectful and productive workplace

Many organizations have strict policies prohibiting harassment and have done training. Why isn’t it working? Researchers in the field of harassment have found that it is embedded in the culture of the organization. Learn specific strategies to ensure your workplace can prevent uncivil and harassing behaviors, analyze processes to implement, and return to your job well-prepared to apply the principles in your organization.

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify disrespectful practices and sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Recognize cultural cues that may indicate there’s a problem
  • Define management responsibilities in creating a culture of respect and civility
  • Effectively administer policies that address core issues

What You Will Cover

  • Leading the way by assessing what’s going on and where your organization needs to be
  • Formulating a clear strategic vision for a culture of trust, respect and civility
  • Displaying top management commitment and modeling the change you want at every level
  • Assessing ethical and legal aspects to develop a strong anti-harassment policy
  • Communicating expectations, policies and responsibilities that hold all employees accountable

Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a Plan to Address Organizational Health
  • Identify Disrespectful Practices and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Identify Subtle Cues That May Indicate Something Is Going On in the Workplace
  • Describe Management Responsibilities in Creating a Culture of Respect and Civility
  • Administer Policies That Address Core Issues
  • Implement Steps to Prevent the Occurrence of Harassment
  • Implement Steps to Create a Culture of Respect and Civility

The Business Case for Eliminating Harassment

  • Describe What the Culture of Harassment Looks Like
  • Identify Subtle Cues That May Be an Indication of Harassment in the Workplace
  • Identify Disrespectful Practices and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Continuum: From Harassment to Health

  • Identify Subtle Cues and Signs That Many Indicate Harassment in the Workplace
  • Differentiate Among Gossip, Rumors, and Truth
  • Explain How Power Structures in the Organization Can Breed Harassment

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Develop Policies and Plans to Address Core Issues
  • Construct Steps to Prevent Occurrences of Harassment

Management Responsibilities

  • Describe Management Responsibilities in Creating a Culture of Respect and Civility
  • Apply Management Responsibilities to Scenarios

Creating a Healthy Culture

  • Describe Management Responsibilities in Creating a Culture of Respect, Civility, and Trust
  • Create Steps to Implement a Healthy Culture of Respect, Civility, and Trust
  • Identify Unhealthy Practices and Behaviors in the Workplace
  • Review Policies and Plans to Address Core Issues

Civility

  • Implement Steps to Create a Healthy Culture of Civility
  • Identify Characteristics of Uncivil and Civil Behavior

Developing a Culture of Respect

  • Implement Steps to Create a Healthy Culture of Respect, Civility, and Trust

Building a Climate of Trust

  • Identify the Behaviors Associated with Trust

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